NAUTICALLY

nautical

[naw-ti-kuhl, not-i-]
adjective
of or pertaining to sailors, ships, or navigation: nautical terms.

Origin:
1545–55; < Latin nautic(us) pertaining to ships or sailors (< Greek nautikós, equivalent to naû(s) ship + -tikos -tic) + -al1

nauticality [naw-ti-kal-i-tee, not-i-] , noun
nautically, adverb
nonnautical, adjective
nonnautically, adverb
unnautical, adjective

naval, nautical.


seagoing, marine, maritime.
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nautical (ˈnɔːtɪkəl)
 
adj
of, relating to, or involving ships, navigation, or sailors
 
[C16: from Latin nauticus, from Greek nautikos, from naus ship]
 
'nautically
 
adv

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nautical
1552, from M.Fr. nautique, from L. nauticus "pertaining to ships or sailors," from Gk. nautikos, from nautes "sailor," from naus "ship," from PIE *nau- "boat" (see naval).
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